Jason in the House

Jason in the House

There is always someone doing something stupid somewhere. Dive deeper than the headlines and the party lines, as Jason Chaffetz takes on American life, politics, and entertainment. Join the former Chair of the House Oversight Committee, FOX News Contributor and two-time New York Times Best Selling Author every Wednesday as he sheds light on the news and makes some predictions along the way. You never know who will drop in.

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October 20, 2021 72 min

On this episode, Jason discusses the oil spill in California but explains how some research has shown that more oil seeps into the ocean than humans could spill on their own.  He also weighs in on how the Dave Chappelle controversy illustrates how Americans on either side of the political aisle are living in two different worlds.  Then, he brings on the stupid with California instituting new rules that force retail companies to mar...

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On this episode, Jason questions loans that were given to an art gallery that is associated with Hunter Biden and questions the need of over $580,000 in COVID loans with just two employees. Jason brings on the stupid with a Minnesota middle school no longer giving letter grades to students and a Richard Simmons siting in Arizona.

Later, Jason is joined by FOX News Chief Political Anchor, Anchor of Special Report, and host of The Al...

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This week, Jason draws on his experience in Congress to state what he believes the Biden Administration is doing wrong in their negotiations with Congress. He continues to elaborate on his concern with the growing national debt and then brings on the stupid with a critique of the statement that the $3.5 trillion-dollar reconciliation bill has “zero” costs. 

 

Later, Jason sits down with first-term Congresswoman Ashley Hinson (R-IA)...

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On this episode, Jason discusses the growing national debt mainly caused by federal government spending and how Congressional Democrats’ massive reconciliation bill is only going to exacerbate the problem. Then, he brings on the stupid with a story about teens secretly advocating for people to get the COVID-19 vaccination.

Later, Jason sits down with former U.S. Congressman and Fox News Contributor Sean Duffy and “Fox and Friends W...

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On this episode, Jason discusses the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as a look at the possible defunding of the Minneapolis Police Department. Then, he brings on the stupid with a look at how the USAID is spending taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan without anyone in the country to oversee where the money is going. 

 

Then, he is joined by U.S. Army Reserve officer and doctor of podiatric medicine Representative Brad Wenstrup...

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On this episode, Jason discusses his issues with the Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion spending bill and how a certain portion of the plan will actually give tax breaks to the rich. Then, he brings on the stupid with McDonald’s revealing what the character Grimace is actually supposed to be.

Later, Jason is joined by the host of “Fox Across America” on Fox News Radio, Jimmy Failla. Jimmy shares his experience as a New York City tax...

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Jason is joined by former U.S. Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill, who discusses the lessons he learned growing up in Montana, his experience with SEAL Team Six, and being part of the 2011 mission that killed Usama bin Laden.

In part two of the conversation, Jason asks Rob for his opinion on President Biden’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Keep up with Jason on Twitter: @jasoninthehouse

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On this episode, Jason discusses why he disagrees with how President Biden carried out the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Then, he brings on a double dose of the stupid with a woman from Connecticut getting sentenced to jail for walking across a thermal area in Yellowstone National Park, and the way The Los Angeles Times is trying to portray Republican Larry Elder in the upcoming recall election of California Democratic Go...

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On this episode, Jason gives his take on the situation in Afghanistan and talks about the impact the U.S. troop withdrawal from that country is having on the world. Then, he brings on the stupid with some in the Middle East calling people who are purposely starting forest fires in Israel activists as opposed to terrorists.

Later, Jason sits down with Elizabeth Smart, who recounts the harrowing details of her 2002 kidnapping from he...

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On this episode, Jason revisits the "financial mess" the country is in as a result of unprecedented spending, debt, and rising inflation. Then he brings on the stupid with the state of Oregon suspending math and reading requirements for high school graduates. 

Later, Jason is joined by former White House Press Secretary and Fox News Contributor, Kayleigh McEnany. Kayleigh discusses how her upbringing in Florida informed her...

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On this episode, Jason talks about the debt ceiling and why he thinks it is "an important national conversation". He says the only solution to out-of-control spending by the government is a balanced budget amendment. Then Jason brings on the stupid with some restaurants reporting issues with workers who haven't had to serve orders on trays before.

Later, Jason is joined by Montana Governor Greg Gianforte. Governor Gianf...

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On this episode, Jason shares his concerns about a Senate vote to proceed with a proposed bipartisan Infrastructure framework, saying "there is absolutely no way I would have voted to proceed on a bill that wasn't even written yet." Then he brings on the stupid with the return of mask mandates. 

Later, Jason is joined by former White House Press Secretary, Ari Fleischer. Ari discusses how he got involved in politics, wh...

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On this episode, Jason discusses continued censorship of speech on the part of the Federal government. Then, he brings on the stupid with the Tokyo Olympics making athletes sleep in cardboard beds to prove they can be "sustainable." 

Later, Jason is joined by Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY),  who discusses how he and his "high school sweetheart" from Kentucky ended up together at the artificial intelligence lab ...

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On this episode, Jason discusses whether it is the correct role of the Federal government to go door-to-door encouraging the COVID-19 vaccine and the legitimacy of a multi-billion-dollar bill addressing the safety and security of the Capitol complex. Then, he tells a story from the halls of Congress about the 'prayer room' located between the House and Senate on Capitol Hill. 

Later, Jason is joined by Country Music star, C...

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On this episode, Jason revisits Democratic criticism of a Georgia voting law that resulted in moving the MLB All-Star game from Atlanta to Denver. Then, he brings on the stupid with the Texas House Democrats who flew to Washington, D.C. in order to keep Republicans from passing new election laws.

Later, Jason is joined by Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Secretary Pompeo discusses how attending West Point at 18-years-old chan...

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On this episode, Jason highlights IRS corruption and their recent denial of tax-exempt status to a Christian education nonprofit for having "Republican" ideals. Then, he brings on the stupid with Hunter Biden's art, now valued at $500,000. 

Later, Jason is joined by Seth Dillon, the CEO of the satirical news site The Babylon Bee. Seth and Jason discuss conservative satire in the time of "cancel culture" and poli...

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On this episode, Jason calls out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for using proxy voting as a means of maintaining control in the House of Representatives, and calls her leadership "a grip on power that is unbelievable." Then, he gives his reasoning for why Speaker Pelosi doesn't need to form a select committee to look into the events of January 6th. 

Later, Jason is joined by Harris Faulkner, host of "The Faulkner Focus&...

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On this episode, Jason raises concerns about the DOJ's quarterly report, and the federal government's failure to prosecute U.S. Attorneys and other officials. Then he brings on the stupid with Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, who wants to reduce violent crime by stopping the building of prisons.  

Later, Jason is joined by Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ). Congressman Biggs discusses how his upbringing, his experience ...

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On this episode, Jason revisits massive spending on the part of the Biden Administration and emphasizes the government's growing deficit. Then he brings on the stupid with one Ohio man who decided to show his support for former President Trump in a particularly inappropriate way. 

Later, Jason is joined by Brett Tolman, a former United States Attorney for the District of Utah, and Senate Judiciary Committee counsel for Orrin Ha...

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On this episode, Jason discusses asylum-seeking within the United States and revisits Vice President Kamala Harris' failure to visit the Southern border. Then he brings on the stupid with a Florida man who allegedly shoved a woman into a fold-out couch.

Later, Jason is joined by Representative Brian Mast, (R-FL). Congressman Mast discusses how his upbringing in a tight-knit community in Michigan led him to serve his country in ...

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